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Old age in preindustrial society / edited by Peter N. Stearns.

New York : Holmes and Meier, 1982.
ISBN 0841906459, 9780841906457

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Other Authors Stearns, Peter N.
Subjects Alter.
Old age -- History.
Old age.
Older people -- History.
Older people.
Personnes âgées -- Histoire.
Vieillesse -- Histoire.
Vorindustrielle Gesellschaft.
Description 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Themes of old age in preindustrial Western literature / David H. Fowler, Lois Josephs Fowler, and Lois Lamdin -- Cross-cultural variation in the status of old people / Philip Silverman and Robert J. Maxwell -- Old age in India / Sylvia Vatuk -- Growing old in the quattrocento / David Herlihy -- A widows' asylum of the Renaissance: the Orbatello of Florence / Richard C. Trexler -- Old age and witchcraft in early modern Europe / Edward Bever -- Growing old in an age of transition / Steven R. Smith -- Old age in the rural family of enlightened Provence / David G. Troyansky -- Work, charity, and the elderly in late-nineteenth-century Russia / Adele Lindenmeyr -- Historical change in the household structure of the elderly in economically developed societies / Daniel Scott Smith.
Genre History.
Other Identifiers ZBWT00187784
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7736423
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